Song 73 – Blueberry Hill

SONG: Blueberry Hill ARTIST: Fats Domino YEAR: 1956 Listen to it here:  THE SONG: Blueberry Hill was actually published way back in 1940, but didn’t become famous until this version we’re listening to today. The music was written by Vincent Rose, and the lyrics by Larry Stock and Al Lewis. It’s super weird, but theContinue reading “Song 73 – Blueberry Hill”

Song 66 – Blue Monday

SONG: Blue Monday ARTIST: Fats Domino YEAR: 1956 Listen to it here:  THE SONG: Blue Monday was written by David Bartholomew in 1953 and originally recorded and released by Smiley Lewis in 1954.  The most popular version was recorded by Fats Domino in 1956, and Fats claims some of the songwriting credit!  The song wasContinue reading “Song 66 – Blue Monday”

Album 5 – This is Fats

ALBUM TITLE: This is Fats ARTIST NAME: Fats Domino YEAR OF RELEASE: 1956 Favourite Song: Holly: Blueberry Hill  Kelly: Blueberry Hill ALBUM HISTORY: “This is Fats” is Fats Domino’s third “full length” album. Full length is in quotations here, because at a slim 25 minutes long, calling it full length seems a bit of aContinue reading “Album 5 – This is Fats”